Initially bought this product to accurately pickup local "ambiance" in an outdoor setting, and record it on a computer. I purchased the MXL Mic Mate, which converts it into a very high quality USB mic cheaply and effectively.
The 220 picks up EVERYTHING, even things I can't hear with my own ears, and it does it with great clarity. This includes the lowest bass (like from cars going by with huge woofers, etc). Really excellent for the application. However, be careful, since it easily picks up any vibration from holding it, wind, etc. I purchased a wind screen, but haven't yet tried it out.
I am also going to use it to create video for websites, so it will supplement both my screen capture video and my DV camera.
When not doing the above, I have it on my desk and use it as my mic for Skype conversations - a good, clear experience for people on the other side.
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